The Beat



BRAWLEY— On June 29, Brawley police received a call about a crop duster going down on the west side of Highway 111 and north of Highway 78.  The reporting party was asked to pull over and keep watch for the plane.  Black smoke was reported by a second person when officers arrived on the scene.  The status of the plane and pilot are unknown.

CALEXICO — On June 30, at 3:00 a.m., an officer was dispatched to the U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) Station in regards to a person being detained for possession of 2.5 ounces of methamphetamine.  Evaristo Beltran was arrested for possession of sales of methamphetamine and transportation of methamphetamine.